—- To prepare and wait for Christmas, I am going to offer a very special gift to you, my family of Knitters—-
An Advent calendar of free patterns to make something to warm up our loved ones and tell them "I took this time to please you and tell you that I love you". Boss of today: Le Col Salsa.
– Size: Single
1 skein of Sookie by Blue Moon (100% Merino; 250g/125m)
1 circular needle 10mm in 60cm circumference
1 yarn needle
1 cable needle
1 marker ring
– Measurements: 52 cm in circumference and 30 cm in height
meV = purl stitch
meD = knit stitch
C2/C2D = Cable cross to the right: Place 2 stitches on the cable needle behind the work, knit the next 2 stitches, then knit the 2 stitches on the cable needle.
– Sample: 8 sts x 14 rows for 10cm by 10cm with 10mm needles in circular stockinette
IMPORTANT . check sample and adjust needle number if necessary
Cast on 60 stitches. Place a marker ring then join in the round, taking care not to twist the stitches.
The first 3 rows: *2 meV, 4 meD*, repeat all around from * to *.
row 1: * 2 meV, C2/C2D (see explanation above), 2 meV, 4 meD* repeat until finished measurements.
row 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7: *2 meV, 4 meD*, repeat all around from * to *.
Repeat from row 1 to row 7 until the end of the skein, leaving enough yarn to loosely bind off the collar.
Merry Christmas!!! ˜